• The Future Is Wow What if the techy transportation of sci-fi movies isn't as far-fetched as it seems? We asked Seth Shostak, scientist and film consultant, to rate them on a scale of 1 ("dream on") to 10 ("totally feasible"). Bring on the levitating cars! Technology: Placing people in "stasis"-suspended animation-for..
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  • Space Oddity We called a licensed Virgin Galactic travel agent to answer our burning questions about the company's pioneering space-tourism...
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  • Build a Better Bike If your commute is too long for pedal power, just add a little juice to your ride. by Jason Cozens, as told to GOOD I've been an on-and-off bike commuter for about seven years. I enjoyed riding and being outside-not being confined inside a car-but I always showed up to work covered in sweat and beat..
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  • Buying the Best Bike For You A bike novice and a bike nerd talk cycling options. GOOD: I figured since you live in Portland, you must know everything there is to know about bikes. Can you help me pick one? ZACH DUNDAS: Ah, Portland's reputation as the urban cyclist's paradise precedes it, I see. Well, it is a pretty great bike..
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  • Call In the Designers In any field, designers have to synthesize competing interests to come to an elegant solution. Imagine what they could do to...
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  • Gallons to Go Knowing your car's miles per gallon isn't going to get you very far. Last summer, Richard Larrick and Jack Soll, professors at Duke's Fuqua School of Business, published a paper arguing that Americans did not understand how fuel efficiency works. They found that most people assumed that improving a car's..
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